1 Bite the bullet
2 Coin a phrase
3 A cock and bull story
4 I have not slept one wink
5 On cloud nine
6 The big cheese
The Phrase Thesaurus is a writers' resource that stimulates ideas for headlines, copy, song lyrics, fiction writing etc.
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If you know your idioms you understand the language like a native speaker.
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When it comes to memorable quotations, many prominent people save the best until last.
See our list of Famous Last Words to find out who said what, just before they bit the dust.
Also, a special form of last words - notable suicide notes.